‘Hopeful’ that dialogue can happen between two countries: UN on India-Pak war of words

‘Hopeful’ that dialogue can happen between two countries: UN on India-Pak war of words

United Nations: Despite the tone and the content of the remarks made by India and Pakistan against each other during the UN General Assembly, we always remain hopeful that dialogue can happen between the two nations, a spokesperson for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said. India slammed Pakistan at the UN after Prime Minister […]

Mufti writes to PCI, EGI over intimidation, harassment of journalists in Kashmir

Mufti writes to PCI, EGI over intimidation, harassment of journalists in Kashmir

Srinagar: President of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti on Monday wrote a letter to the Press Council of India and Editors Guild of India pointing out the “intimidation, snooping and harassment of journalists in Kashmir.” In the letter, she addressed the secretary of the Press Council of India and stated that several raids were […]

Reverse abrogation of Article 370: OIC to India

Reverse abrogation of Article 370: OIC to India

Islamabad: The Contact Group of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in its meeting on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly, has asked India to reverse its decision of scrapping Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. India has asked the OIC to refrain from allowing vested interests to exploit its platform for comments on […]

Dismissal of employees sending wrong signal: Tarigami

Dismissal of employees sending wrong signal: Tarigami

Srinagar: CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Wednesday said the summary dismissal of employees with suspected militant links was sending a wrong signal to the workforce in Jammu and Kashmir. He urged the UT administration to afford the affected persons a hearing before taking a final decision. “If at all, there are serious allegations against […]

Traders protest against Reliance retail stores in Jammu

Traders protest against Reliance retail stores in Jammu

Industry body calls for strike today Jammu: Traders and Apni Party activists on Tuesday staged protests separately against the opening of Reliance retail stores here while a local industry body has given a strike call for September 22 on the issue, evoking widespread support from opposition parties, lawyers and various social groups. The Jammu Chamber […]

India hits out at Pak, OIC for raising Kashmir issue at UNHRC

India hits out at Pak, OIC for raising Kashmir issue at UNHRC

New Delhi: India on Wednesday hit out at Pakistan as well as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for raising the Kashmir issue at the UN Human Rights Commission and said the grouping has “helplessly” allowed itself to be held “hostage” by Islamabad. At the 48th session of the human rights council, India said Pakistan […]

RSS-backed outfit to involve KP youths in temple restoration in Valley

RSS-backed outfit to involve KP youths in temple restoration in Valley

Jammu: An RSS-affiliated body has decided to rope in the services of Kashmiri Pandit youths for the restoration and renovation of religious places in Kashmir. The RSS’ unit Sanjeevani Sharda Kendra will launch this movement Youth for Seva of Kashyap Bhumi” from its Jammu-based centre, Kendra’s chief Krishen Takroo said. The youths will undertake the […]

RSS, BJP trying to break J&K’s culture: Rahul Gandhi

RSS, BJP trying to break J&K’s culture: Rahul Gandhi

Jammu: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the RSS-BJP combine of trying to break the composite culture of Jammu and Kashmir. “The feeling of love, brotherhood and composite culture exists among you all. I feel sad that the RSS and BJP are trying to break this culture,” Gandhi said in his address to Congress […]

J&K State our identity: Altaf Bukhari

J&K State our identity: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar: Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari on Friday said statehood was the identity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and should be restored soon. Bukhari also batted for early assembly elections in the Union territory. “We want statehood to be restored soon as it is our identity. However, it is also important that the […]

NC will contest elections but committed to fight for restoration of Article 370: Farooq Abdullah

NC will contest elections but committed to fight for restoration of Article 370: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said his party is committed to the struggle for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood and special status but will contest elections whenever they are held. He was speaking to reporters after paying his respects at NC founder and his father Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah’s mausoleum at […]

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